University of Arkansas
University of Arkansas is one of the eleven public 4-year colleges in Arkansas. The campus is located in an urban area, in Fayetteville.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 27,558 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 5,066 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 4,154 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 82%). Every year 62% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
University of Arkansas's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $7,384, and fees were $1,678. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $22,630 and $1,678 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students27,558|
|Student to Faculty Ratio18:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
The University of Arkansas Master of Science in Nursing, program is an online program offered through the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing. The program offers specialization in Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Educator.
The program including 500 hours of supervised clinical practice can be completed in 2 years and a summer semester of full time study. Part time students may take up to six consecutive calendar years from the first semester of enrollment in the program.
The program prepares students to promote evidence based practice to prepare for advanced roles as teachers, practitioners, managers, consultants and researchers.
- University of Arkansas Graduate School admission
- Baccalaureate degree in nursing from an CCNE or NLNAC accredited college or university
- Current, valid and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse
- Complete a basic health assessment course
- A minimum of a ‘C’ score on a basic statistics course
- Basic skills with library and computer technology
Applicants for the program will be accepted on the basis of the availability of space. The application deadline for admission in the fall semester is the 15th of July the deadline for admission in the spring semester is the 15th of October and the 15th of March for admission in the summer.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Doctor's degree - professional practice||2||8|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1924 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
03/01/1995 - 12/31/2007
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
04/02/2002 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
04/20/2002 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1110 to 1280|
|ACT||23 to 29|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Considered but not required|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Considered but not required|
|Recommendations Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Considered but not required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$246/credit|
|In State Students||$246/credit|
|Out of State Students||$754/credit|
|In District Students||$420/credit|
|In State Students||$420/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,099/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 76% of University of Arkansas's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||6%||$922|
|State Grant & Scholarships||41%||$2,246|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||41%||$4,859|
|Federal Student Loans||43%||$5,693|
$15,966Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$12,424|
|$30,001 to $48,000$13,220|
|$48,001 to $75,000$16,710|
|$75,001 to $110,000$18,450|
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Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
- Arkansas Nurses Foundation Research Grant
- University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville - National Merit Scholarship
- Poultry Federation Scholarship
- Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas - National Merit Scholarship
- University of Arkansas Community College at Hope - National Merit Scholarship
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arkansas state board of nursing.